Portal is a new term, generally synonymous with gateway, for a World Wide Web site. It is proposed to be major starting sites for users when they get connected to the Web or users tend to visit as an anchor site. There are general portals and specialized or niche portals. Some major general portals include Google, Yahoo, Excite, CNN, Microsoft Network, and America Online's AOL.com. Examples of niche portals include Facebook (Social Network), Garden.com (for gardeners), Nasdaq.com (for investment), DagangHalal.com (for Halal industry), Wikipedia.org (for encyclopedia), CNET.com (for technology review and download) etc.
A large number of access providers offer portals to the Web for their internal users like employees and investors, and external users like customers, suppliers, partners and even the public. Typical services offered by portal sites include a business directory, search engines, news, weather information, B2B procurement information, shopping products, stock quotes, widgets and sometimes a community forum. Any of these portals, WEBSE can provide a total solution, which includes consultancy, system development, infrastructure setup, administration training, Internet marketing strategy and future web maintenance.
Our latest portal solution have adopted the Web 2.0 standard, which adopted more user friendly style of layout and content categories, faster loading page which visitors will find easy to use and to return to, as well as advanced social network tools to provide interactive features for their users. WEBSE specializes in delivering portal solution on various platform including the Microsoft Sharepoint, Oracle WebCenter Suite, IBM WebSphere and Liferay Enterprise Edition.